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Bod-Inc: L-153

Lucanus, Marcus Annaeus



Analysis of Content

A1r [Epitaph of Lucan.] Incipit: ‘Corduba me genuit, rapuit Nero, praelia dixi | Quae gessere pares hinc socer, inde gener'; 2 elegiac distichs. See L‑150.

A1r Lucanus, Marcus Annaeus: Pharsalia. Luc.

P4r [Colophon.]

P4r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Si generi socerique cupis cognoscere bella | Non alium quaeras hic manifesta facit'; 6 elegiac distichs. see Walther, Initia, 17744.

P4v [Laetus, Julius] Pomponius: ‘M. Annei Lucani vita.’ Incipit: ‘[M]. Anneus Seneca e Corduba ciuitate Bethycae Romam uenit statimque . . .’

P5v Tacitus, [Publius Cornelius: Note based on Tac., Ann. 15.48-9.] ‘Apud Cornelium Tacitum legitur.’ Incipit: ‘Consulibus Silio Nerua et Attico Vuestino coniurationem in Neronem ceptam . . .’ see also L‑094.


Imprint: Milan: Philippus de Lavagnia, 24 Feb. 1477. Folio.


Collation: A10 B–I k L–O8 P6.


ISTC: il00295000

Hain: HCR 10232;

Goff: Goff L‑295;

BMC: BMC VI 704;

Proctor: Pr 5854;

Others: CIBN L‑230; Sheppard 4815.

LCN: 14504354


Copy number: L-153(1)

Binding: Quarter gold-tooled mottled calf, with pasteboards covered in Buntpapier.

Size: 278 × 197 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 182 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear annotations, including comments on the text; also corrections to the text.

Provenance unknown. Purchased in Florence via D. A. Talboys, Oxford, for £5. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1832), 15, and Library Bills (1829-32), no. 446.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. N extra 1.4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 1.21.

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